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Jaylon Sherrell, MBA

Organizational Behavior PhD Student

Employees - Identity - Technology

About Me

I am a 2nd year Organizational Behavior PhD student at Harvard Business School. My current research interests include how employees' experiences, identities, and interactions are shaped and adjusted when working within digital environments. 


Leveraging qualitative and quantitative approaches, I have gained experience working on several research projects, as well as the opportunity to present for entities including the Academy of Management (AOM), Western Academy of Management (WAM) and Southern Management Association (SMA).


Much of my research has been informed by my years of industry experience within the Human Capital and Workforce Management technology industry. Hereby, I have had the privilege of working on projects and campaigns with numerous Fortune 500 clientele in several different industries.


Prior to now, I have earned two separate Bachelor’s degrees in Marketing and Communications with a minor in Spanish language, as well as an MBA degree.

Research & CV


Jaylon Sherrell sitting and smiling within a park with leaves and trees surrounding her.

My research 
interests currently aim to understand...

  • How employees craft and manage their identities in the context of being online and using digital technology.

  • How employees' digital identities guide perceptions and interactions.

Highlighted Research In-Progress:


  • ​Sherrell, J.* & Sciarappa, S. L.* Organizational Identification under Conditions of Context Collapse. (Working Title). (Note: *No specific order of authorship)

    • Ideation Stage

  • Sherrell, J. “Plugged In: Examining Identity Marker Management in the Context of Virtual Work.” (Working Title).

    • Data Collection In-Progress

  • Sherrell, J., Feldberg, A.*, Chang, E.* “How Status Influences Moral Perceptions of Misaligned Digital and Physical Identities” (Working Title). (Note: *No specific order of authorship)

    • Final Writing Stage

  • Tang, P.M., Sherrell, J., Matthew, M. & Feng, Z. "Artificial Intelligence and the Workplace" (Working Title)

    • Final Writing Stage

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